The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
HP
Rank 53 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 17 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.20% 2.51% 3.67%
As % of the Vendors category 5.06% 7.19% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 13
Median daily rate £405 £364 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +32.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £19.03 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.88 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +16.66%
HP
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
336 320 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.47% 34.90% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 172 158
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

HP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing HP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

HP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

HP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

HP
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP across the Cheshire region.

HP Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

HP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +10 12 £398 - 2
Runcorn +4 1 - - 1
HP
North West

HP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for HP.

1 17 (32.69%) VMware
2 15 (28.85%) Migration
3 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 11 (21.15%) Project Management
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (17.31%) Citrix
7 9 (17.31%) Oracle
7 9 (17.31%) Windows
8 8 (15.38%) Linux
8 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
9 7 (13.46%) ITIL
9 7 (13.46%) Internet
9 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
9 7 (13.46%) Change Management
10 6 (11.54%) Firewall
10 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
10 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.54%) Unix
10 6 (11.54%) HPUX
10 6 (11.54%) Solaris
10 6 (11.54%) MS Office
10 6 (11.54%) Java
10 6 (11.54%) IBM

HP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 2 (3.85%) Drupal
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.54%) MS Office
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Markit EDM
1 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Internet
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 4 (7.69%) WAN
5 3 (5.77%) DHCP
5 3 (5.77%) DNS
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.77%) Wireless
6 2 (3.85%) Intranet
6 2 (3.85%) ISDN
6 2 (3.85%) Skype
6 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 2 (3.85%) WLAN
6 2 (3.85%) ZigBee
7 1 (1.92%) IPv6
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) SSL
7 1 (1.92%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Informix
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.92%) Introscope
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Mockito
2 1 (1.92%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.92%) StarTeam
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Architect
2 7 (13.46%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Consultant
3 5 (9.62%) Systems Architect
4 4 (7.69%) HPUX Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Transition Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Transition Project Manager
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) AIX Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Solaris Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Sun Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Integration Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) REST
1 4 (7.69%) SOAP
1 4 (7.69%) Web Services
1 4 (7.69%) XSD
2 2 (3.85%) Middleware
2 2 (3.85%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) CSS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) JDBC
3 1 (1.92%) PowerMock
3 1 (1.92%) Servlets
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Smart Meter
3 5 (9.62%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.69%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) HP Storage
5 2 (3.85%) PMI
5 2 (3.85%) User Experience
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.92%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.92%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.92%) Informatics
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.92%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (11.54%) HPUX
4 6 (11.54%) Solaris
4 6 (11.54%) Unix
5 5 (9.62%) AIX
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Migration
2 11 (21.15%) Project Management
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Change Management
4 7 (13.46%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 5 (9.62%) ITSM
6 5 (9.62%) Service Management
7 4 (7.69%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (7.69%) Information Security
8 3 (5.77%) ArchiMate
8 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.77%) Functional Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) SIEM
8 3 (5.77%) UML
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 2 (3.85%) Contingency Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.85%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) Bourne shell
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C++
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 6 (11.54%) PMI Certification
4 4 (7.69%) CCNP
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.69%) PMP
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.77%) CCNA
6 2 (3.85%) MCP
7 1 (1.92%) CCIE
7 1 (1.92%) CCSP
7 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
1 10 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.92%) Veritas File System
4 1 (1.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (7.69%) Data Guard
3 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) OpenView
4 2 (3.85%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.92%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (1.92%) Legato
5 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) VMware
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Citrix
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) IBM
4 6 (11.54%) Red Hat
5 5 (9.62%) Sun
6 4 (7.69%) BT
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco
7 3 (5.77%) ArcSight
7 3 (5.77%) EMC
8 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) FireEye
8 2 (3.85%) Juniper
8 2 (3.85%) Openreach
8 2 (3.85%) Reuters
8 2 (3.85%) SAP
8 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds